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increased gamma globulin levels in blood

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Maybe: Reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthy folks fall outside on either side. This may just be you. It is no danger. Stop worrying. I ... Read More
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Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: particularly if you have not had recurrent or difficult to eradicate infections. low IgG can be due to immune deficiency, various non-immune condition ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sokol
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes.: If it is elevated and you have had a serum electrophoresis, urine electrophoresis, as well as kappa and lambda free chain studies performed, then i wo ... Read More
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Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
14 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Tt could: Since, total globulin level usually includes all kinds of globulins (alpha, m spike etc). An immunoelectrophoresis can further characterize the m spik ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
37 years experience Pediatrics
Body's reaction: To the infection, not specific to the type of virus your daughter was exposed to.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Don't know: I don't know because there can be considerable variability so we normally don't monitor immunoglobulins so closely. Especially IgG can vary by mult ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
58 years experience Pathology
Great: Polyclonal is good it means yo are eating very well -protein should however check your cholesterol.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Underlying disease: Elevated gamma globulin is not a disorder by itself but a manifestation of some underlying disease and that cause needs to be treated.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Very unlikely, unless the patient is already immune compromised, main causes for this low level would be diseases/disorders leading to loss of protein ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Lo gamma globulins: Well that isn't an isolated number, meaning it should be interpreted in the context of a clinical picture, so why did you have this done and repeated ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It might be a benign: Many benign processed can cause hypergammaglobulinemia, which are benign elevations without a para -protein or m-spike on serum protein electrophoresi ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Good question!: Do you have an m-spike detected on your serum protein electrophoresis? If all blood work up is unremarkable and the only thing elevated is the gamma g ... Read More

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